This site is maintained and hosted by Discovery Library, Derriford Hospital
and gives details of selected content available to
Pathology, Laboratory Medicine & Medical Sciences
staff & students on placement across the Plymouth health community.
You may also wish to visit other subject pages:
Allergy and Immunology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Cellular & Anatomical Pathology (incl histopathology & cytology)
Haematology, Phlebotomy and Blood Transfusion
Microbiology, Parasitology, Virology
Please note that resources on pathology of specific systems/disorders can be found on the relevant specialty page found at: https://discoverylibrary.org/subjects
e.g. visit Neurology page for Neuropathology
If you have problems or comments/suggestions about resources please
phone 39111 or email email@example.com
Search the NHS healthcare databases:
AMED- topics for allied health professionals
British Nursing Index (BNI)- nursing and care
CINAHL- international nursing & allied health
EMBASE- European biomedicine– good for pharmacology & drug therapy
Health Business Elite- all aspects of health service management & organisation
HMIC- health service management & organisation incl grey literature
MEDLINE- most biomedical topics including Pathology
PsycINFO- useful for health psychology/recovery
Note- you will need an NHS Athens login.
Databases contain bibliographic records i.e. references. Whilst you won’t have fulltext access to all the articles, for some journals there will be a link to online access or details of library print holding. If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.
See our main library website for details of our information skills training programme and literature searching support services.
Evidence Based Practice and CPD
A range of evidence-based resources are available:
- NICE Evidence– access to authoritative clinical & non-clinical evidence/best practice and guidance
- TRIP Database– clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality clinical evidence for clinical practice.
If we don’t hold your required article you can consider making an article request via the library.
Direct links to key speciality ejournals are also listed below.
You should always select to login with OpenAthens first
Check our print and electronic book holdings at http://www.swims.nhs.uk/
This is a regional NHS catalogue so select ‘just in these libraries’ or click here to limit your search to books held in Plymouth.
You can also renew your books here.
Selected specialty content from 2008 onwards – click title & login with NHS Athens
|Crash course: pathology||2012||4th||Xiu|
|Ferri’s best test: a practical guide to clinical laboratory medicine and diagnostic imaging.||2015||3rd||Ferri|
|Henry’s clinical diagnosis and management by laboratory methods.||2017||23rd||McPherson|
|Laboratory diagnostic pathways: clinical manual of screening methods and stepwise diagnosis||2016||2nd||Hofmann|
|Laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures||2013||6th||Chernecky|
|Leveraging lean in medical laboratories: creating a cost effective, standardized, high quality, patient-focused operation||2015||Protzman|
|Medical sciences at a glance||2014||Randall|
|Medical sciences at a glance: practice workbook||2014||Scaber|
|Netter’s illustrated human pathology||2014||2nd||Buja|
|Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pathology||2017||2nd||Carton|
|Underwood’s pathology: a clinical approach||2019||7th||Cross|